Newkirk Homestead

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Newkirk Homestead
Newkirk Homestead is located in New York
Newkirk Homestead
Nearest city Leeds, New York
Coordinates 42°15′59″N 73°54′26″W / 42.26639°N 73.90722°W / 42.26639; -73.90722Coordinates: 42°15′59″N 73°54′26″W / 42.26639°N 73.90722°W / 42.26639; -73.90722
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1849
Architectural style Mixed (more Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 79001584[1]
Added to NRHP July 22, 1979

Newkirk Homestead, also known as the Newkirk-Garcia House, is a historic home located at Leeds in Greene County, New York. The original structure and basement dates to the 18th century. It is a five-bay, 1 12-story frame dwelling to which is attached a 2-story, three-bay frame addition completed in the mid-19th century. It features a Greek Revival style portico with four Doric columns, also added in the mid-19th century. Also on the property are a corn crib, two barns, and a barn foundation.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Shirley W. Dunn and Doris Manley (February 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Newkirk Homestead". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-05-08.  See also: "Accompanying 12 photos".